ISLAMABAD Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi informed the Upper House on Thursday that a summary had been sent to Prime Minister for taking immediate action against the DG Haj Directorate, Saudi Arabia. Responding to questions raised by the Senators, he said that DG Haj Directorate Rao Shakeel Ahmad had been under investigation since 2001, but no allegations against him proved correct yet. A list containing of three names was sent to the Prime Minister for the appointment of DG Haj and Rao Shakeel Ahmeds name as DG was recommended for removal, Kazmi told the Upper House in response to the questions raised against the DG. Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri and Muhammad Talha Mahmood had alleged that DG Haj Rao Shakeel Ahmed was the main culprit behind the malpractices in the Haj Directorate, Saudi Arabia. They also observed that why was such corrupt person appointed on this senior post? Minister for Housing and Works Rehmatullah Kakar told the Senate that the Pakistan Housing Foundation (PHF) had acquired land in Sectors G-13, G-14/4 and G 15/3. Replying to various questions during the Question Hour, he said that PHF had also acquired 3,000 kanals of land in Bhara Kahu and documents have been handed over to Capital Development Authority (CDA) for the issuance of NOC. The allotment in this regard would be made after issuance of NOC by CDA and the allotment process would be transparent. In response to another question, the Minister said that the Prime Minister had approved the summary on July 26, 2005 for the housing scheme for government employees in Sector F-12. The matter was being pursued with CDA for the acquisition of land, however, they have not been able to acquire the land, he added. He said that the PHF would be in a position to launch the housing scheme for the registered employees after the finalisation of modalities and the timeframe by CDA for the sector. In response to another question, Kakar said that no housing scheme had since been launched for government employees in BPS-17 or above. However, a housing scheme captioned Kurri Road, Zone IV, Islamabad was under implementation and CDA had allotted 101 acres of land at Kurri Road, he said.